Cal Newport writes about his daily “shutdown” technique. It’s not unlike what Aaron and Dave talked about on [episode 6]( of their Home Work podcast, [which spurred me]( to start a new habit of jotting down the mental loose ends of my day and basically debriefing myself so that when I step away from my computer for the day my mind is clear.

(This of course should not be confused with trying to kick out [the top idea in your mind](

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